Member Spotlight – Liz Baugher
February, 2017  |  BLOG:

Member Spotlight – Liz Baugher

Name: Liz Baugher, District Taco/DC Triathlon Club Elite Team Blog: http://lizberunninaround.blogspot.com/ Tell us about yourself: I am a Meteorologist when not racing professionally! How did you get involved with Triathlon? I joined the club team when in graduate school because I missed having team...

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Member Spotlight – Becky Hirselj
April, 2017  |  BLOG:

Member Spotlight – Becky Hirselj

Name: Becky Hirselj Twitter: @rah2774 Tell us about yourself: I’m a first generation American who grew up in a suburb of Dayton, Ohio. I moved to the D.C. area in 2000, a year after I graduated from law school. I completed my first half marathon and marathon in 2007 and my first sprint and Oly...

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Member Spotlight – Brian Bachor
January, 2018  |  BLOG:

Member Spotlight – Brian Bachor

Brian Bachor Have you lived or traveled in a foreign country? Lots! What does your life outside of sport life look like? I try to spend as much of my free time as possible reading and hanging out with my amazing wife (who conveniently works as a physical therapist) and dog (who is still struggling.....

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Member Spotlight – Kelly Lefler
January, 2018  |  BLOG:

Member Spotlight – Kelly Lefler

Kelly Lefler Have you lived or traveled in a foreign country? I lived in Italy for a few years as a kid, and studied abroad in Spain in college. In the last few years I’ve visited China, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Canada, and Australia, which includes racing in Canada and Australia Have you...

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Member Spotlight – Justin Bauer
January, 2018  |  BLOG:

Member Spotlight – Justin Bauer

Justin Bauer What do you do for a day job? I work in IT and manage a team of programmers and business analysts. I’m able to telecommute full time If you were an animal what would you be? There are too many incredible animals from which to choose a definitive answer. Given my enjoyment of....

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Member Spotlight – Holli Finneren
February, 2018  |  BLOG:

Member Spotlight – Holli Finneren

Holli Finneren What do you do for a day job? I’m an Outpatient Physical Therapist. If you were an animal what would you be? If I were an animal I think I’d be a Honu. They just seem to be so peaceful and pleasant. How do you balance personal life with training? I try to....

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Member Spotlight – Pat Dougherty
March, 2018  |  BLOG:

Member Spotlight – Pat Dougherty

Pat Dougherty What do you do for a day job? I’m an aerospace/operational physiologist in the Navy.  My current assignment is with a special project team based out of the Pentagon If you were an animal what would you be? A sloth – I kind of operate on my own schedule at my own speed.....

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Member Spotlight – Heather Prochnow
March, 2018  |  BLOG:

Member Spotlight – Heather Prochnow

Heather Prochnow What do you do for a day job? I am a small animal veterinarian – I see mainly dogs and cats and the occasional raccoon. If you were an animal what would you be? T. Rex – fast, strong, and powerful! Have you ever faced any obstacles in your life/career/fitness journey and...

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Member Spotlight – Paige Wooden
April, 2018  |  BLOG:

Member Spotlight – Paige Wooden

Paige Wooden Have you lived or traveled in a foreign country? Studied abroad in Madrid in 2003 (Spanish language was my minor in college). I just went back to Spain for the first time since then to bike Mallorca (one of the Balearic islands off coast of Spain). I also went to Rotterdam, Netherlands ...

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Member Spotlight – Matt Sarge
May, 2018  |  BLOG:

Member Spotlight – Matt Sarge

Matt Sarge Have you lived or traveled in a foreign country? Some of my favorite runs have been during a few opportunities I’ve had to travel. I was in Central Europe a few years ago, and running gave me a great way to get to see parts of Prague, Vienna, and Budapest. I was also....

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Member Spotlight – Cindy Hutchings
May, 2018  |  BLOG:

Member Spotlight – Cindy Hutchings

Cindy Hutchings If you were an animal what would you be?  Easy – a monkey! I have been working on my ambiguous skills since I have been little. And now that I am older it is really convenient to pick something up with my foot instead of bending down. Monkeys also have a lot of....

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Member Spotlight – Bryan Frank
July, 2018  |  BLOG:

Member Spotlight – Bryan Frank

If you were an animal what would you be? So if I was an animal, I think I would be in Gryffindor. I think that’s where the Sorting Hat would put me. That seems like the cool place to be. They have a really cool crest and good color coordination and a famous sword. Wait…. That’s....

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Meet the Referee
January, 2019  |  BLOG:

Meet the Referee

Jim Littlefield, USAT Regional Officials Coordinator (ROC) for the Mid Atlantic Central Region. The MAC region includes Maryland, DC and Virginia. How long have you been a member of DC Tri? Since 2010. How long have you been a USAT race official? Since 2012. The first race I worked was the Columbia ...

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2019 Member Spotlight- Katie Tobin
February, 2019  |  BLOG:

2019 Member Spotlight- Katie Tobin

Katie Tobin 1) Quirky tid-bit no one knows?  I’m a connoisseur of celebrity autobiographies (Neil Patrick Harris and Trevor Noah are two favorites) 2) What do you think about when you’re swimming so many yards? Depending on the set, I cycle through a 50 each of thinking about my catch, pu...

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2019 Member Spotlight – Pat Dougherty
February, 2019  |  BLOG:

2019 Member Spotlight – Pat Dougherty

Pat Dougherty 1) Quirky tid-bit no one knows?  A. I can fall asleep instantly anywhere, it’s been known to happen mid-conversation. B. I am a surprisingly good dancer, which I attribute to the good old days when I raved. C. I accidentally dyed my hair magenta in high school. 2) What do you think...

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2019 Member Spotlight – John Chambers
February, 2019  |  BLOG:

2019 Member Spotlight – John Chambers

John Chambers 1) What’s something you just can’t live without? I can’t live without my wife and wonderful little boy 2) If you had a CD stuck in your CD player, what artist would it be? At the moment.. Maceo Plex 3) What is the biggest mistake you’ve made in a triathlon? One summer I ...

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2019 Member Spotlight- Liz Baugher
February, 2019  |  BLOG:

2019 Member Spotlight- Liz Baugher

Liz Baugher 1) Quirky tid-bit no one knows? I was an all-state Violinist in High school and played the solo in our church Christmas mass for many years. 2) What do you think about when you’re swimming so many yards? 4) If you had a CD stuck in your CD player, what artist would it be?....

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2019 Member Spotlight – Heather Prochnow
February, 2019  |  BLOG:

2019 Member Spotlight – Heather Prochnow

Heather Prochnow  Quirky tid-bit no one knows?  I love true crime/murder.  I am obsessed with a number of podcasts and TV shows, but my favorite podcast is “My Favorite Murder” (check it out and become a fellow murderino!) What do you think about when you’re swimming so many yards?...

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2019 Member Spotlight – Cindy Hutchings
February, 2019  |  BLOG:

2019 Member Spotlight – Cindy Hutchings

What do you think about while swimming all those laps? In addition to watching the clock to keep track of my pace and laps, I think about my damn non-breathing side elbow and keeping it high along with rotating my hips.  Apparently when I breathe, the opposite arm has trouble clearing the water whe...

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2019 Member Spotlight- Jason Davidson
February, 2019  |  BLOG:

2019 Member Spotlight- Jason Davidson

Jason Davidson  What’s something you just can’t live without? Peanut butter If you had a CD stuck in your CD player, what artist would it be? The Red Hot Chili Peppers What is the biggest mistake you’ve made in a triathlon? Showing up to a spring Olympic distance race with only a sleeveless w...

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